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Mayfield man charged over seized drugs and cash

A man has been charged by police after a person search allegedly revealed more than $20,000 worth of methamphetamine.
About 10.30am yesterday Thursday February 8, police from the Newcastle City Proactive Crime Team stopped a man on Hunter Street, Newcastle West.
A subsequent search of the man allegedly revealed $9,470 cash and an amount of methamphetamine with an estimated potential street value of up to $22,572.
The cash and drugs were seized, and a 44-year-old man was arrested before being taken to Newcastle Police Station.
The Mayfield man was charged with supply prohibited drug (greater than indictable, less than commercial quantity), possess prohibited drug, and recklessly deal with proceeds of crime (greater than $5000).
He was refused bail to appear before Newcastle Local Court today.


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